But during this time, 15-year-old Sasha was the talk of Twitter for another reason: Well, she was nowhere to be seen.
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Of course, the Internet went nuts and got #WheresSasha trending on Twitter and postulated hilarious ideas about just what exactly was more important than attending her dad's final speech as 44th president of the United States.
Sasha Obama:"Can I get Tuesday night off, my dad is giving his farewell speech" Manager:"Only if you can find someone to cover your shift"
— Celine Besman (@CelineBesman) January 11, 2017
Anyone else wondering if #sashaobama is the designated survivor?
— Jaime Allentuck (@JAllentuck) January 11, 2017
sasha obama couldn't make it because she's at home planning her 2040 campaign
— Taylor Trudon (@taylortrudon) January 11, 2017
You know Michelle's the kinda mom who's like "GROUNDED MEANS GROUNDED" #WheresSasha
— Devin Corrigan (@official_devinc) January 11, 2017
As for the real reason? The teen stayed home because she had a test at school on Wednesday morning, according to CBS News correspondent Mark Knoller.Read more at Instyle